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Discovering Madagascar for the First Time

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I write this from the blissful ignorance of predeparture faffing.

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Rainforest Economics & Renaissance Art

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Sitting beside a huge cocha (oxbow lake) deep in the Peruvian Amazon one evening, I could only conclude that the folks behind illegal logging, had clearly never..

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Do You Believe In Global Warming?

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At school, it’s best to ignore bullies, and in science I think it might be the best approach too.

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Behind The Scenes At The Natural History Museum

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A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get a glimpse at the insect collections, behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum, London.

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Botanic Gardens and Conservation

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I’m very much going to miss exploring the Palm House over lunch, browsing the Orchid collection and searching out plants I’ve never heard of in the gardens.

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Volcanoes in the Heart of the Atlantic

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Five years ago I did a very stupid thing and set off ill prepared on a big adventure.

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Learning To See The Wood For The Trees

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These are a handful of macro shots from one of the glass houses at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.

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Camping in Crimea

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Arriving in Simferopol train station, we hunted around for the best map we could find, caught a ride on reputedly the world’s longest trolly-bus route and then got off in the middle of nowhere.

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Europe’s Stray Dogs

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Traveling across Eastern Europe, stray dogs are a common sight in many towns and cities. None more so than in Romania, where they are somewhat of an epidemic.

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Visions of Emptiness

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I miss the simplicity of being on expedition. Here in London in my rose-tinted version of the real world, there’s a million-and-one exciting things happen, but it still comes in a close second to ‘being out there’.

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Caucasus Sleeper Train

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For some reason, people on sleeper trains are some of the kindest you will meet.

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Yerevan’s Singing Fountains

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Perhaps the most unexpectedly enjoyable part of our visit to Armenia, was the singing fountains in Republic Square.

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